Aberdeenshire, Moray, Scotland, Speyside

Touring Scotland in a motorhome: a road trip in Aberdeenshire and Moray

I recently teamed up with Love Touring Expo to discover the joys of touring Scotland in a motorhome. With so many confusing travel restrictions in place, Brits have embraced the staycation. Never has the demand for touring vehicles been so great. Camping too has seen a huge revival as holidaymakers swap foreign shores for home… Continue reading Touring Scotland in a motorhome: a road trip in Aberdeenshire and Moray

Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Foodie heaven in Aberdeenshire – a tour of Mackie’s of Scotland

In my last blog I waxed lyrical about a foodie trip to Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire (one of our favourite wee corners of Scotland). VisitAberdeenshire and Mackie’s of Scotland had invited us to spend three, fun-packed December days hanging out in stylish hotels, eating tasty, local foods and sightseeing. The trip had many highlights, but our… Continue reading Foodie heaven in Aberdeenshire – a tour of Mackie’s of Scotland

Aberdeenshire, Scotland

A fabulous winter break in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire – fairytale castles, fantastic food and festive lights

One of the things I love most about Aberdeenshire is how diverse the region is. You can go from sandy beach to mountain top, fine dining restaurant to takeaway fish and chip shop and bustling city to remote village in the blink of an eye. The region is wonderful at any time of year, but… Continue reading A fabulous winter break in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire – fairytale castles, fantastic food and festive lights

Aberdeenshire, Angus, Scotland

A short break in Aberdeenshire – winter walks, snow roads, comfort food and coorie in

With the arrival of November came an eagerly awaited weekend break in Aberdeenshire. We planned to spend it hiking in Royal Deeside, chasing snow on The Snow Roads, eating comfort food and sitting cooried by a fire. Pretty much the perfect winter break. Our home for the weekend would be Little Gannochy, a self-catering holiday… Continue reading A short break in Aberdeenshire – winter walks, snow roads, comfort food and coorie in

Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Planning a road trip in Scotland? Here’s why you should visit Aberdeenshire

Visit Aberdeenshire recently invited me to spend a weekend touring the region. My aim? To share with you something I've know for a long time - Aberdeenshire is awesome. It's scenic, vibrant, steeped in history, a foodie's paradise and with miles of hiking trails, fifty-five golf courses and five ski centres it's a fabulous outdoor… Continue reading Planning a road trip in Scotland? Here’s why you should visit Aberdeenshire